US vs Serbia Olympic Gold Basketball game

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I love seeing the pros play for nothing but honoring their country.

    Marv Albert looks like he may not live through the game.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    BTW, this is the OFFICIAL thread.
     
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    They've kinda sucked this year.

    They're still winning, but they're not really blowing teams out like the previous teams.
     
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    Refs are calling fouls and travelling. That isn't good for the red white and blue.
     
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    We should have sent The Harlem Globetrotters.
     
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    I think they'e been playing like they've already won. Plus the other teams are catching up a bit in talent.
     
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    Durant misses a free throw!
     
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    Yeah, I think Paul George said something about thinking they were going to come in and run over every team.

    But, they haven't played together long enough, so there's no rhythm and, yeah, the other countries are getting way better.
     
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    the blacks in blue and the whites in white
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Serbian dude just traveled under the basket and probably went out of bounds. Ball went to Serbia.
     
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    I was wondering about that. Maybe they are trying to be polite to each other and team players instead of looking like they want to be a scoring hog. Lots of scoring potential out there. But what the hell do I know? :dontknow:
     
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    :jj:

    I saw that too.
     
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    They're not really running plays; mostly iso ball (see Kobe or Melo).

    And, their defense has been pretty shaky most games.

    Even, with Jimmy Butler, Paul George and Klay Thompson out there.
     
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    I think it's the fugly puke green court that is throwing them off
     
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    This team wasn't properly put together
     
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    Durant steps up
     
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    I think the ball is slightly smaller too.
     
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    The nba should take notes on where the camera men are sitting
     
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    You've got to consider that a lot of guys sat out due to injuries, rest, health concerns in Brazil or all three.

    This is like the JV squad more or less.
     
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    True. But they have no specialists. They just went down the list of players starting at #1 and asked if they wanted to play